CONCORD, N.C. – Spire Motorsports announced Tuesday that Drydene will serve as the primary sponsor of Corey LaJoie’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Drydene 400 at Dover Int’l Speedway.
Drydene Performance Products, an American-owned and -operated company, is headquartered in Warminster, Pa. Drydene produces a complete line of automotive, commercial, and industrial lubricants, including engine oils, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), transmission fluids, grease, and hydraulic and gear oils. Drydene is also known for its love and support of all levels of racing.
“We are excited to have Corey continue to be a part of Team Drydene for a third consecutive year and also partnering with Spire Motorsports for the Drydene 400 race at Dover Int’l Speedway,” said Dave Klinger, President of Drydene Performance Products. “Corey is an amazing competitor on the track and a true Drydene brand ambassador off of it. Everyone at Drydene is looking forward to seeing Corey drive the No. 7 Drydene Camaro and hopefully parking it in victory lane.”
LaJoie’s association with Drydene dates back to 2019 during his time in the cockpit of the No. 32 entry for Go FAS Racing.
LaJoie announced his move to Spire Motorsports in November 2020 and has made 12 starts for the Concord, N.C., organization this season. He jump-started the 2021 campaign with a ninth-place showing at the season-opening Daytona 500. LaJoie has seven previous Cup Series starts at Dover and logged nearly 2,200 laps on NASCAR’s senior circuit at Dover.
In NASCAR K&N Pro Series East competition, the Concord, N.C., native has recorded five starts at the high-banked, one-mile concrete oval, notching one win, three top-five and four top-10 finishes.
“It’s great to have Drydene back on board this weekend at Dover Int’l Speedway,” said LaJoie. “Drydene has been a great supporter of mine over the years, so I’m proud to continue that relationship after making the transition to Spire Motorsports. As the entitlement sponsor of both the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity races this weekend, it’s obvious Drydene is committed to our sport. I can’t thank Drydene enough for continuing to invest in both NASCAR and my career. We’re looking to put a good run together on Sunday at the Monster Mile.”
“We’re proud that Drydene thought enough of Spire Motorsports to join Corey for another year when he signed with our team,” said Spire Motorsports co-owner T.J. Puchyr. “We’re still a very young team and this is our first year running two cars, but we’re making gains every week. Corey has proven that he knows his way around Dover and can get the job done. We know he’ll do a good job for Drydene on Sunday.”